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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: West Virginia Conservatives Online

2009 Positions on Taxpayer Issues

Issues: Conservative
State Office District Name Party Rating
WV State House 1 Randy Swartzmiller Democratic 0%
WV State House 4 Michael Ferro Democratic 0%
WV State House 5 David Pethtel Democratic 0%
WV State House 6 William Romine Republican 70%
WV State House 7 Lynwood Ireland Republican 80%
WV State House 8 Bill Anderson, Jr. Republican 60%
WV State House 10 Tom Azinger Republican 60%
WV State House 10 John Ellem Republican 70%
WV State House 10 Dan Poling Democratic 10%
WV State House 11 Bob Ashley Republican 70%
WV State House 13 Brady Paxton Democratic 0%
WV State House 15 Troy Andes Republican 90%
WV State House 16 Kevin Craig Democratic 0%
WV State House 16 Carol Miller Republican 100%
WV State House 17 Douglas Reynolds Democratic 20%
WV State House 17 Dale Stephens Democratic 0%
WV State House 18 Kelli Sobonya Republican 100%
WV State House 19 Don Perdue Democratic 0%
WV State House 21 Harry White Democratic 0%
WV State House 25 Linda Phillips Democratic 10%
WV State House 26 Clif Moore Democratic 0%
WV State House 27 John Shott Republican 80%
WV State House 29 Ricky Moye Democratic 40%
WV State House 30 Linda Sumner Republican 100%
WV State House 32 David Perry Democratic 10%
WV State House 32 Margaret Staggers Democratic 0%
WV State House 33 David Walker Democratic 20%
WV State House 34 Brent Boggs Democratic 0%
WV State House 35 Doug Skaff, Jr. Democratic 0%
WV State House 36 Nancy Guthrie Democratic 0%
WV State House 36 Mark Hunt Democratic 0%
WV State House 36 Danny Wells Democratic 0%
WV State House 38 Patrick Lane Republican 100%
WV State House 39 Ronald Walters, Sr. Republican 100%
WV State House 40 Tim Armstead Republican 100%
WV State House 42 Ray Canterbury, Jr. Republican 80%
WV State House 43 William Hartman Democratic 10%
WV State House 45 Bill Hamilton Republican 50%
WV State House 46 Margaret Smith Democratic 10%
WV State House 47 Mary Poling Democratic 10%
WV State House 48 Ronald Fragale Democratic 0%
WV State House 48 Richard Iaquinta Democratic 10%
WV State House 48 Timothy Miley Democratic 0%
WV State House 49 Mike Manypenny II Democratic 0%
WV State House 50 Mike Caputo Democratic 0%
WV State House 50 Linda Longstreth Democratic 0%
WV State House 50 Tim Manchin Democratic 0%
WV State House 51 Barbara Fleischauer Democratic 0%
WV State House 51 Charlene Marshall Democratic 0%
WV State House 52 Larry Williams Democratic 10%
WV State House 54 Allen Evans Republican 60%
WV State House 57 Ruth Rowan Republican 70%
WV State House 58 Daryl Cowles Republican 90%
WV State House 62 John Overington Republican 100%
WV State House 65 Tiffany Lawrence Democratic 0%
WV State Senate 4 Mitchell Carmichael Republican 80%
WV State Senate 9 Daniel Hall Democratic 10%
WV State Senate 12 Samuel Cann, Sr. Democratic 10%
WV State Senate 13 Bob Beach Democratic 10%
WV State Senate 15 Craig Blair Republican 100%
WV Commissioner At-Large Timothy Ennis Democratic 20%
Sam Argento 0%
Larry Barker 0%
Larry Border 90%
Bonnie Brown 0%
Greg Butcher 10%
Thomas Campbell 0%
Gerald Crosier 0%
John Doyle 10%
Walter Duke 100%
Jeff Eldridge 30%
John Frazier 10%
Roy Givens 10%
Barbara Hatfield 0%
Talmadge Hutchins 0%
Orphy Klempa 0%
Kerry Steven Kominar 0%
William Louisos 70%
Virginia Mahan 0%
Dale Martin 0%
Patrick McGeehan 70%
Harold Michael 0%
Jonathan Miller 100%
Jim Morgan 0%
Mike Porter, Sr. 100%
Ralph Rodighiero 50%
Mike Ross 10%
Robert Schadler 60%
Patti Schoen 70%
Stan Shaver 10%
Alex Shook 0%
Sharon Spencer 0%
Josh Stowers 10%
Sally Matz Susman 10%
Robert Tabb 20%
Joe Talbott 0%
Rick Thompson 0%
Scott Varner 0%
Carrie Webster 0%
William Wooton 10%

How to Interpret these Evaluations

Keep in mind that ratings done by special interest groups often do not represent a non-partisan stance. In addition, some groups select votes that tend to favor members of one political party over another, rather than choosing votes based solely on issues concerns. Nevertheless, they can be invaluable in showing where an incumbent has stood on a series of votes in the past one or two years, especially when ratings by groups on all sides of an issue are compared. Website links, if available, and descriptions of the organizations offering performance evaluations are accessible by clicking on the name of the group.

Most performance evaluations are displayed in a percentage format. However, some organizations present their ratings in the form of a letter grade or endorsement based on voting records, interviews, survey results and/or sources of campaign funding. For consistency and ease in understanding, Project Vote Smart converts all scores into a percentage when possible. Please visit the group's website or call 1-888-VOTESMART for more specific information.

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